Driver who ‘hit and killed’ 15-year-old cyclist in Lancashire could face manslaughter charges


A driver who knocked down and killed a 15-year-old cyclist in Lancashire could face manslaughter charges after a coroner stopped an inquest.
Car salesman jailed for exposing himself to female colleague in showroom

Car salesman jailed for exposing himself


A former used car salesman has been sentenced to six months in prison and seven years on the sex offender register for exposing himself.
Driver caught using laser jammers to avoid speeding tickets

Driver jailed for using laser jammer


A motorist has been jailed for eight months after police found that he had fitted two laser jammers to the front of his car.
Not wearing a seatbelt could bring three penalty points

Drivers to get points for not wearing seatbelt


Drivers stopped by police for not wearing a seatbelt could face penalty points on their licence under new road safety measures.
Car thief

London boroughs nine of top 10 car theft locations


The top 20 locations in the UK for car theft have been revealed in a new survey, and it’s not good news for motorists living in London.
Catalytic converter thefts doubled in a year as precious metal values soar

Catalytic converter thefts doubled in a year


The number of catalytic converter thefts from cars in England, Wales and Northern Ireland more than doubled last year, according to new research.
Farmer destroys vehicle blocking his gate

Farmer destroys vehicle blocking his gate


A Teeside farmer has been accused of using his equipment to destroy a Vauxhall that was blocking his driveway.
Lorry driver caught eating lasagne with knife and fork on motorway

Lorry driver caught eating lasagne on motorway


A lorry driver who ate lasagne with a knife and fork on a motorway has been caught as part of a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) aided police crackdown.
Courts are too lenient on dangerous drivers, says police chief

Police chief: courts too lenient on speeders


A police chief has told The Sunday Times that dangerous drivers should be afforded no more leniency in court than those involved in knife crime.
Lorry driver killed father of two after placing bets at the wheel

Lorry driver killed man after placing bet on phone


A lorry driver has been jailed for seven years after killing a father of two by crashing into their car moments after placing a bet.
Van rental checks introduced to prevent terrorist attacks

New van rental checks to prevent terrorist attacks


New guidance designed to prevent terrorist attacks using vans and other commercial vehicles has been introduced today.
Littering motorists to be caught on camera as instances rise

New cameras to catch littering motorists


Drivers could be fined up to £120 for dropping rubbish out of their cars after new camera technology is installed.
Government told current drink-driving laws are

Drink-driving laws "no longer adequate"


A report funded by the Department for Transport has found that the drink-driving limit should be lowered by more than a third.